Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive49.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H61M-DS2  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140930
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 05:10
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-2600-$350
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
56.6% Above average
SC Int 88.8
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 91.6
72% 89.9 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 274
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 284
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 254
41% 274 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 250GB-$55
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.1% Average
Read 261
Write 181
Mixed 161
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 9.46
91% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 31.6
DQ Write 58.8
DQ Mixed 12.8
19% 34.4 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 106%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
429GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 152
Write 148
Mixed 142
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.2
108% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$30
201GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 115
Write 107
Mixed 109
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.43
109% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
47% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 15.3
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 13.9
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-H61M-DS2 Builds (Compare 2,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $235
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